Second Street School STEM teacher Katie Murphy was all smiles Saturday morning as she prepared for a flight on a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Gippsland GA8 at the Capital City Airport.
The renovation of Second Street School’s playgrounds moved a step closer to reality at the Frankfort Independent Schools board meeting Monday.
Gabriel Langley Boaventura started taking dual credit classes when he was in middle school as a way to challenge himself.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education received a TIGER Grant update for work being done on Second Street Monday, and board members and FIS staff had a chance to voice their concerns.
Frankfort High School students have been able to get out from behind their desks and do some hands-on work in a “food forest” they are creating at the school.
To celebrate local educators for Teacher Appreciation Week, Wiggins Orthodontics hosted a contest asking Frankfort and Lawrenceburg students to nominate their favorite teachers.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 9 p.m. May 24 to include the name of Western Hills' Nihar Turlapati and Franklin County's Bethany Lucio. Both names were left off the list The State Journal received.
Senior Halle Simons was surprised on the steps of Frankfort High School Friday with a $1,000 scholarship presented by the Friends of Paul Sawyier Public Library.
The Frankfort High School Drama Club will present "The Frankfort Drama Revue." "The Revue" is constructed on a variety show format and features multiple scenes and vignettes from well-known plays, as well as some more obscure works. This is the students' first theatrical production in over a…
When Frankfort High math teacher Melissa Crosby heard from Cambridge University Press about its dedicated-teacher awards, she was skeptical.
Second Street School preschoolers got into the Derby spirit Wednesday as they raced their pool noodle horses — with names like T-Rex, Watermelon, Elsa and Joe — across the Old Capitol lawn.
Kids Fest, the annual kindergarten readiness event hosted by the First5 Franklin Early Childhood Council in collaboration with Frankfort Independent and Franklin County schools, is planned for next week.
Four local students are among the 120 selected to attend the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs, a highly competitive summer program for Kentucky high schoolers to focus on product innovation and business model design.
Jessica Harley, a counselor at Frankfort High School, has been named the Kentucky Counselor of the Year by the Kentucky School Counselor Association.
Stella Young has made an impression with her passion for learning, and the Second Street kindergartener has been named the WesBanco Student of the Week.
The Frankfort Plant Board has hired a consultant to evaluate a proposal asking the City of Frankfort, Franklin County Fiscal Court, Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Schools to cooperate on a 20 megawatt (MW), 150-acre solar project.
When the Kentucky General Assembly passed the Kentucky Education Reform Act in 1990, one change that came from the legislation was the site-based decision making council.
Frankfort High sophomore Audrey Gilbert thinks students need to be heard when decisions are made affecting schools, and on Monday she made her third presentation about adding a non-voting student member to the FHS Site-Based Decision Making Council.
Krishaun Mulder is an enthusiastic student, and the second grader at Second Street School has been selected as the WesBanco Student of the Week.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is looking to fill 14 vacancies on the 2021-22 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to the state commissioner of education.
A local Gatton Academy student from Western Hills has been named one of 10 seniors named as candidates for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Frankfort Independent Schools, in partnership with Cumberland Family Medical Centers, is offering free COVID-19 testing Tuesday and Thursday in the Second Street School parking lot.
Eight local students were honored by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission and Kentucky Heritage Council on Monday for expressing themselves creatively through essays, visual art and poetry.
Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber posted on Twitter Friday that the district will continue virtual instruction through Friday, Jan. 15.